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Crotalinae MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Crotalinae
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.050.286.875.875.240
B01.050.150.900.833.672.125.937.240
B01.050.150.900.833.672.562.875.240
Unique ID
D000073562
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073562
Annotation
venom = CROTALID VENOMS
Scope Note
A subfamily of snakes commonly known as pit vipers, crotaline snakes, or pit adders in the family VIPERIDAE. They are distinguished by a deep pit called a fossa or loreal, which functions as a heat-sensing organ located between the eye and nostril on either side of the head.
Entry Term(s)
Atropoides
Crotalidae
Crotalids
Deinagkistrodon
Lachesis
Metlapilcoatlus
Pit Viper
Porthidium
Sistrurus
Registry Number
txid8710
Related Numbers
txid2902643
txid42170
txid44715
txid44728
txid8751
txid8755
Public MeSH Note
2018; see Viperidae 1994-2017
History Note
2018; use Viperidae 1994-2017
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/12
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Crotalinae Preferred
Deinagkistrodon Narrower
Sistrurus Narrower
Atropoides Narrower
Crotalidae Related
Metlapilcoatlus Narrower
Porthidium Narrower
Lachesis Narrower
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